Events preview: This week in development cooperation

A family planning expert proposes options to a patient in Bussa Health Center, South West Shewa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Photo by: Audrée Montpetit / CC BY-NC-SA

Below are some of the most noteworthy events for the week starting July 11:

FEATURED EVENT

Going for Goals Twitter Chat
July 12, 10 a.m. EDT

Join @EIB, @IFC_org, @Philips and @UNDP to talk about financing for the SDGs and innovation in #health. Tweet your questions @devex + #Going4Goals

EVENTS IN THE NEXT 7 DAYS

2017 APEC Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion
July 10-11
Hoi An, Vietnam

U.N. High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
July 10-19
New York, United States

The London Summit on Family Planning
July 11
London, United Kingdom

The Paris Climate Commitments: Propositions for National Action
July 11
London, United Kingdom; Online

A Feminist Approach to International Assistance
July 11
London, United Kingdom; Online

Growing the Bottom Line: How Investments in Health R&D Strengthen Economies and Innovation Capacity
July 11
New York, United States

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights: The Lynchpin to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
July 11
New York, United States; Online

Joint Africa-EU Strategy Intercontinental Civil Society Forum
July 11-13
Tunis, Tunisia

Reaching those left furthest behind: Addressing hunger and poverty in protracted crisesJuly 12
New York, United States

Addressing the Hunger-poverty Nexus: What Policy Coherence Means for the 2030 Agenda
July 12
New York, United States

Thinking and Coping with the Transformation of Human TogethernessJuly 12-14
Glasgow, Scotland

Online Discussion: Engaging African Youth in Agribusiness in a Changing ClimateJuly 12 - Aug. 12
Online

Tackling Famine in the Twenty-First Century
July 12
Washington, D.C., United States

End Extreme Poverty and Share Prosperity through Achieving UHC by 2030July 12
New York, United States; Online

Ecocity World Summit
July 12-14
Melbourne, Australia

The Impact of Proposed Cuts to US-Funded Climate Change ActivitiesJuly 13
Online

Transforming Health for Women and Girls
July 14
New York, United States

The Role of Safe and Sustainable Mobility in Eradication Poverty and Improving Health

July 14
New York, United States

Maintaining Momentum and Delivering Action on ‘Leave No One Behind’
July 17
New York, United States

Global Health Security: Investing Globally Matters Locally
July 17

Washington, D.C., United States

Global Health and Faith Caucus
July 17
Washington, D.C., United States

Community Actors Speak Out: The Role of Community Action in Delivering the SDGsJuly 17
New York, United States

Bold Actions, Bold Outcomes: Protecting and Promoting Healthy Food Environments in the SDGsJuly 17
New York, United States

Launch of the 2017 Progress Report on the EWEC Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ HealthJuly 17
New York, United States

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Litmus Test for multi-sectoral action in the SDG Era
July 18
New York, United States

Civil Society as a Driver for Change Towards Sustainable Societies: Models Empowering Civil Society
July 18
New York, United States

Energy for the Future: The Second CAREC Energy Investment Forum and Astana ExpoJuly 18-19
Astana, Kazakhstan

INTERNATIONAL OBSERVANCES

World Population Day
July 11

World Youth Skills Day
July 15

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